Engineering Project Management

CSM80006 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 48 Hours

2020 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

Results:
8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

Census:
31 Aug 20

Last withdraw without fail:
18 Sep 20


Prerequisites

Postgraduate:
Nil
 
Undergraduate:
250 CPS 

Aims and objectives

This unit of study aims to provide engineering students with an understanding of how organisations function in engineering projects. It specifically focuses on introducing relevant theories, principles and techniques for effective leadership and management in engineering projects.


Unit Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

1. Describe and appreciate the fundamentals of management and how they relate to project based activities (K5, K6, S1, S2, S4, A1, A2, A4, A5, A6, A7)
2. Describe the principles of effective leadership and ensure responsible team-work in the project environment (K5, K6, S1, S2, S4, A1, A2, A4, A5, A6, A7)
3. Analyse an organisation’s strengths and weaknesses (particularly in the project setting) and evaluate and implement appropriate changes for the delivery of effective project management. (K5, K6, S1, S2, S4, A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6, A7)
4. Identify stakeholder requirements and understand and establish relevant organisational culture and behaviour for the delivery of successful projects (K5, K6, S1, S2, S4, A1, A2, A4, A5, A6, A7)
5. Describe and undertake project definition, project planning and project implementation using some key tools and techniques for effective project management (K2, K5, K6, S1, S2, S4, A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6, A7)